Tag: metaphor

  • Beauty, Charm, and Strangeness: Science as Metaphor

    Thanks to Nathan Yau at Flowing Data for pointing me in the direction of this 1998 essay by John Banville for Science magazine.  He draws parallels between art and science. I wish to advance a thesis which, were they to take note of it, the academies would decry as scandalous. My thesis is that modern…